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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 5 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 9 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 6 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 1 answer

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Using Linzess on a single day while on an Amitiza cycle?

Posted 6 days ago by oswaldjude 0 answers

Hello, is it okay to switch randomly to Linzess on certain days when on a Amitiza cycle? I have stock of Linzess that no longer works, so I was prescribed Amitiza. (It does work sometimes). On days that I feel Linzess will work, and I am overhydrated and won't be in any hurry next morning, ...

Magnesium Citrate - How long does it usually take after taking 10 ounces of citrate?

Posted 2 Mar 2017 by Joe Seneca 0 answers

I've been constipated for a week and I took bysodyl how long should it take before the citrate work

Lactulose - Can it be frozen with a juice to make it tolerable? When my husband takes the liquid?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by Gag2017 2 answers

... plain he gags and ends up puking. Can't read some of above. Can the liquid be mixed with Kefir and still be effective? His is 10 Gm/15ml Sil Hi/T. Does freezing Lise its effectiveness?

I am dependent on enemas. I won't take laxitives. Any suggetions please?

Posted 9 Apr 2017 by lookinghard4 0 answers

i had a colonoscopy doctor said i have a slow bowel and I will not take laxatives. Now I am dependent on enemas. I have tried all the suggestions on diet and everything the doctor said and if nothing works use the enemas?

How does Trulance work?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

Magnesium Oxide - What was the best dose to relieve constipation?

Posted 8 Mar 2017 by tilly111 0 answers

36 yr old female with chronic constipation, Lyme disease recoveree and autoimmune issues seeks relief! (Not pregnant or breastfeeding :)

Effexor XR - Does Effexor exacerbate IBS-C?

Posted 14 Feb 2017 by CareBear34 2 answers

I have been taking Effexor XR for about 6 months now, and the last couple of months I've noticed that my IBS-C (constipation) had gotten notably worse. Has anyone else had this happen to them when on Effexor? I'm trying to pinpoint the cause.

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